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American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Advocacy, Education, Research

‘Committees and Task Forces’

Application Period to Open for AAHKS Committees

If you have wanted to get more involved with AAHKS, the opportunity to serve on one of the many committees is a great way to not only benefit the organization but also to network with peers. The application period will open on Monday, November 20 and close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, December 1, 2017. A statement of… Read More

AMA Call for ACGME Review Committee

The American Medical Association (AMA) Council on Medical Education is currently soliciting a qualified AMA member candidate for the ACGME Review Committee in Orthopaedic Surgery. The application deadline is Monday, September 11, 2017.  Position details and applications for these opportunities can be found at the Council on Medical Education Leadership Opportunities page.

AAOS Announces Open Volunteer Postitions

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has announced the opening of volunteer positions on various committees and boards. One opening is in the Hip, Knee & Adult Reconstruction Evaluation Committees, and others are in boards and committees of diversity, emerging professionals, health care systems, research and quality and communications. AAOS members can log in to the Committee Appointment… Read More

AAHKS Submits Letter of Intent to Develop New Payment Model

On the day after Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price announced that he wants physicians to “step up and recommend more payment alternatives to fee-for-service Medicare,” AAHKS submitted a letter of intent, which had already been in the works, to ensure AAHKS took the lead in innovating a payment model for TJR. The AAHKS Advanced Alternative Payment… Read More

AAOS Calling for Knee Experts

The AAOS Adult Reconstruction Knee Program Committee has put out a call for AAHKS members to fill five positions on the committee. Members will review and rank abstract submissions for next year’s AAOS Annual Meeting. The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2017. Visit the CAP online application site to apply.

AAOS Call for Committee Applications

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) currently has 12 vacancies on its Adult Reconstruction Hip Program Committee and seven vacancies on its Adult Reconstruction Knee Program Committee. Committee members are responsible for grading abstracts and symposium applications and serving as paper session moderators and critical evaluators at the Annual Meeting. Applicants must be AAOS fellows and submit… Read More

Call for Nominations – Total Hip and Knee Replacement eCQM Task Force

The Joint Commission (TJC) is seeking nominations for volunteers to participate on a Total Hip and Knee Replacement (THKR) eCQM Task Force. The THKR eCQM Task Force is part of a new approach to incorporate implementer input and identify potential feasibility issues early in the measure specification process. TJC is specifically seeking individuals with expertise in health IT,… Read More

Provide Feedback to ACR on Perioperative Guidelines

The American College of Rheumatologists (ACR), in partnership with AAHKS, is developing a new clinical practice guideline for perioperative management of rheumatic disease medications in total joint arthroplasty of the hip and knee. The guideline will be developed primarily for orthopaedic surgeons and rheumatologists who care for patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty, but may also be used by… Read More

Last Weekend to Apply for AAHKS Committees

AAHKS members have this weekend to apply online for open positions on the following AAHKS committees: Education, Evidence Based Medicine, International, Leadership Development, Patient and Public Relations, Practice Management, Publications, Quality Measures, Research and Web/Social Media. Some open positions are currently held by volunteers who qualify to apply for a second term. To view the complete list, visit… Read More

Notice of Open Positions on AAHKS Committees

AAHKS members are invited to apply online for open positions on the following AAHKS committees: Education, Evidence Based Medicine, International, Leadership Development, Patient and Public Relations, Practice Management, Publications, Quality Measures, Research and Web/Social Media. Some open positions are currently held by volunteers who qualify to apply for a second term. To view the complete list, visit http://submit.aahks.net,… Read More